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Feb 13, 2013 4:00am PST
sector manufacturing hubs in 15 cities, an energy policy that shifts cars off oil for good, and raising the minimum wage to $9.00 across the u-s with increases tied to the cost of living. "it could mean the difference between food bank and getting ahead." the president announced a bi- partisan commission to improve voting delays and made this vow about the war in afghanistan. "over the next year, 34,000 will come home and by the end of next year, our war with afghanistan will be over." the president ended with a plea to reform gun laws "gabby giffords deserves a vote. aurora, oak creek, (etc) deserve a simple vote." florida senator marco rubio provided a republican response. "obamacare is the reason companies 50 and larger aren't hiring. it's turning fulltime workers into part-time workers" observers say president obama has a limited window of opportunity to get it done. "simplify the tax code, certainty on that and spending that's what the economy needs." following the president's speech, senior white house advisors began a question and answer session via twitter, google-plus a
KICU
Feb 18, 2013 4:00am PST
from the american council for an energy-efficient economy. second-greenest was the honda fit ev. toyota's prius, prius plug-in hybrid and the honda civic hybrid all tied for the next slots. the so-called "meanest" designation when it comes to the environment went to three ford vehicles: the f-350 and f-250 truck in their four- wheel drive versions and the e- 350 wagon van. it always pays to get behind the wheel of a car you want to buy before sitting down to negotate a deal. brian moody of autotrader.com joins us this morning with the insider's look. good to have you here. > > good morning. how are you? > you have named the new volkswagen beetle, dodge dart, cadillac ats, and nissan pathfinder as cars that you think are worth a test drive. what do you suggest for anyone taking a test drive in those cars, or any other car? > > what is important to remember is that if you are buying a car, there is no hurry. take your time. take a long test drive. the salesperson is going to want you to get in and get out quick, because they want to move on with their day and sell more cars. you s
KICU
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
caffiene. the drink has less caffiene than energy drinks but also gives pepsico a boost into the energy drink market. maker's mark is changing up its recipe. the liquor is facing such high demand across the globe, that makers has plans to water down the bourbon, reducing the alcohol level by 3%. fans showed "distaste" for the decision on facebook and twitter. however, the company insists its booze will taste just the same. putting ads on player's jerseys pits nba owners against fans. the issue will be put to a vote when the league's board of governors meets in april. owners are reportedly leaning toward allowing small ads on jerseys in exchange for an anticipated $100 million in revenue for the nba. still to come, a new film takes us inside the world of silicon valley before the days of bill gates and mark zuckerberg. that's later. but first, bill moller has the scoop on suprising deductions for people who work from home. that's after this "in the know" message. there's been a lot of unhappy tax news of late, especially for the super wealthy. but here's some really pretty good news for
KICU
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
matching each section with a priority? > > absolutely. and think about, when is your energy the best for that particular activity? sometimes people are really good in the morning, some people are good in the afternoon. when is the best time to return phone calls? but don't let interruptions get in the way. you drive your day, don't let your day drive you. > it's hard to do, though, isn't it, because that little smartphone on the desk is screaming at you to pay attention to it. > > exactly. it is beeping and buzzing and whizzing. it is making all sorts of sounds. in fact, when it rings, it plays your favorite song. > it knows how to get to me. barry molz, thanks so much. > > thank you. still ahead, automakers are making an aggressive push to design greener cars. but is it too little, too late? that's next. th a deadly disease. i was one of them. i'm a nurse and i knew how damaging the disease was to my life. nothing i tried seemed to work. my brother died. from complications of the exact same preventable disease and i knew i had to do something to get healthy. my disease was obes
KICU
Feb 19, 2013 4:00am PST
own, a solar energy systems ceo who organized a road rally in chicago. more than a dozen alternative fuel cars and one produce truck re-enacted an 1895 road rally through chicago and north suburban evanston - a rally inspired by david funcheon, whose company builds solar thermal electric systems. "if i can't get people behind alternative energy cars, i can't get them interested in solar thermal systems." the rally, just 50 miles - barely into downtown chicago's closest northern suburb, was more parade than race. on a 25- degree day about 50 onlookers braved a sharp wind off the lake. fisker led at the half- way point, where someone asked evanston's mayor if the city's fleet was going green. "we've purchased hybrids. we can't afford the fisker, yet." there was a little controversy in the dueling blogs between tesla and a reporter's critical review of motor trends's 2013 car of the year in cold weather. but in general, dealers selling alternative fuel vehicles admit, it has not been easy to assure the public anxious over how far these cars can go and how long they take to charge. "if i
KICU
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
such as the energy and defense departments to innovate new ways to improve manufacturing. more than a dozen manufacturing hubs based on a pilot program in youngstown, ohio. "so you once had a shutted warehouse. it's now a state-of- the-art lab where new workers are mastering 3d printing. that's the future." the association for manufacturing technology says the concept will help small to medium companies that can't afford to spend a half-million dollars on r&d without immediate returns. "what's going to happen is the best ideas will come forward and there will be collaboration so the total price tag isn't picked up by the taxpayer." but senate minority leader mitch mcconnell isn't sold on it. "he says he wants balance, but his approach so far has been anything but. just as 'investment' has become a washington code for more spending, 'balance' has become code for 'my-way-or-the- highway.'" the president outlined nearly two dozen proposals in his state of the union speech, from incentives to high schools and community colleges to train workforce-ready graduates to raising the minimum w
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